Data Protection Owner – Job no: 4895



On behalf of our well established client, we are seeking to recruit for a Data Protection Owner. The Data Protection Owner will own the compliance stream of the data product management function and associated backlog.


Our client is an established bank offering a selection of savings and investment schemes whilst also including wealth management.


  • defining the vision and strategic roadmap for the Compliance stream based on business needs and priorities
  • Engaging internal stakeholders and collaborating with Business Development to gather requirements for Compliance data products providing guidance where necessary
  • Breaking down projects and initiatives into phased deliverables
  • Leading backlog refinement and sprint planning sessions
  • Supporting product deployment, user adoption, process automation and data benefit realisation
  • Liaising with other Product Owners for mapping and managing dependencies
  • Creating release notes, documenting released products and associated specifications
  • Acting as the primary driver and motivator for the Agile team
  • Providing feedback on individual performance, capability and development needs
  • defining and enforcing a data governance framework for the Compliance stream highlighting data quality and integrity issues
  • Building a good understanding of the company’s Compliance tools stack and liaising with external vendors as may be required
  • researching & proposing new tools and methodologies to ensure the bank is at the forefront in combating Financial Crime


  • Experience working in the financial sector
  • A solid understanding of Scrum and Agile methodologies with previous experience in leading Agile teams and using collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Knowledge of banking and investments will be considered an asset
  • Exposure to Compliance, AML, Financial Crime and Fraud Detection will be considered an asset


An attractive salary package will be offered to the right candidate.

Your Consultant

Francesca Buhagiar
Recruitment Consultant

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